Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLMICT

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
527 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   07/14/1954
 LOW               51   07/13/1975
                        07/05/1972
HIGHEST           100   07/28                        104  07/26
                        07/24
                        07/18
LOWEST             63   07/08                         55  07/15
                        07/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.6              92.3    -0.7     87.5
AVG. MINIMUM     72.7              69.8     2.9     66.6
MEAN             82.2              81.1     1.1     77.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              20.0     1.0       14
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.37   1950
 MINIMUM         0.05   1975
TOTALS           7.40              3.32    4.08     3.07
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.11    0.13     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9               7.3     1.7        7
DAYS >= .10         8               5.0     3.0        4
DAYS >= .50         5               2.2     2.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.76   07/06 TO 07/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        1
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        1
COOLING TOTAL     543               497      46      383
 SINCE 1/1       1115               962     153      992
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  07/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/200    DATE  07/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             20
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

...JULY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS CENTRAL...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST KANSAS...

* MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS VARIED GREATLY...WITH UP TO 200-300
  PERCENT OF NORMAL OVER SOUTHERN KANSAS...AND 50-70 PERCENT OF
  NORMAL OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
  KANSAS.

* WICHITA EXPERIENCED ITS 6TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD (SINCE
  1888)...TALLYING 7.40 INCHES AT EISENHOWER NATIONAL.

* THE FOLLOWING SITES RECORDED THEIR WETTEST JULY ON RECORD:
  ANTHONY...11.40 INCHES (SINCE 1896)
  ARGONIA...10.91 INCHES (SINCE 1973)
  BLUFF CITY...9.39 INCHES (SINCE 1973)

* MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL
  FOR MOST LOCATIONS.

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